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CNN
Jul 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
-eating aimee day. doctors believe kali hardig may have been infected at a local water park, which has listen linked to the illness once before and would have served as an i deal petri dish. there's an experimental new treatment that could be the key to saving kali's life, if that miracle happens. our medical correspondent elizabeth cohen is outfront. i know you spoke with kali's mother, so, what did she tell you? >> reporter: she told me they really are taking it wound day at a time. they are feeling some hope, because she does seem to be getting better. in the beginning, she said, they were just devastated when they first got the diagnosis. >> my husband asked, what was the prognosis for this amoeba and he explained to us that there was not a cure for the amoeb amoeba. we just both couldn't believe that we were going to lose kali, but we decided that we weren't going to accept that and we were going to start praying and hopefully our daughter would beat the odds. that's all we had to hang onto. >> reporter: now, kali is still in critical condition, but she is showing some signs of improveme
CNN
Jul 31, 2013 3:00am PDT
." an experimental drug could be the key to saving a 12-year-old girl. kali hardig is battling for her life after coming into contact with a brain-eating amoeba at a water park. elizabeth cohen joins us from atlanta with an update on how kali is doing. of course elizabeth this is rare but this infection is almost always fatal, so what are doctors saying about if they're optimistic this is going to help her. >> kali is still a very sick little girl but doctors do have hope. when kali hardig arrived at arkansas children's hospital, she was so exhausted she couldn't even answer the doctor's questions. >> he asked me several times, did i think kali was being what you call like a hyperkond ree c chondriac. >> reporter: the doctor listened and ran tests that showed kali had a rare and almost always deadly infection. swimming around in her spinal fluid this brain-eating amoeba. kali's parents were told she might have only days to live. >> i hung on by my husband and asking him what are we gonna do, and he would tell me that we're going to pray for kali and help her fight. we're going to tell her to fig
FOX News
Jul 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
: shannon, it was just hours after 12-year-old kali hardig went swimming in that lake at the water park, her mom says she spiked a fever, started complaining of a headache and all night long she began throwing up. the next morning they rushed her to a hospital where the doctors diagnosed her with parasitic meningitis, caused by a brain-eating amoeba. it's killed five arkansasens and two americans have ever survived this. her mother thinks kali will be the third. listen. >> we're just going to take baby steps but other than that, kali, they say is doing remarkable. she's a little miracle. there's a plan, why kali's having to go through this is so somebody else's child won't have to. >> reporter: kali's in a medically induced coma, making very slow improvements. meantime, the water park has been shut down. listen now to the park owner. >> it's hard for us to even think about the possibility of a child getting sick out here. if it happened here, or whether it didn't, the possibility of it happening in the next few years, pretty strong. >> reporter: the very same water park was connected to anot
SFGTV2
Jul 28, 2013 7:30pm PDT
that the building department is collecting all the information, but we reply. we rely on kali should do the actual infection. what did they do for an inspection? >> they bring about 20,000 pounds of test weights and check all the weight limits and wells and electronics and connections and the limits. they do everything. >> is there somebody up there right now? >> there is thomas in the cab. >> can you get him on the radio and have him we've to us. -- and have him wave to us. there is a job. >> there is no bathroom. we will not discuss that. >> the safety rules say there have to be some provision. >> there is a provision. >> don't stand under. >> we have a couple of different kinds of cranes around the city. we have a fixed height crane, like this, and then we have some that are climbing cranes. >> this is a free standing crane, not bolted down. about all of these big concrete waits? >> 160 pounds of concrete is the ballast week. >> did you have to pour a big foundation under that? >> this is a construction method that we get to, we work with the contractor. we get a load from the crane manufacture
ABC
Jul 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
's in the intensive care unit of an arkansas hospital with a disease that kills 99% of people who contract it. kali hardig got violently ill days after playing at this water park in a lake near little rock. doctors diagnosed her with a rare meningitis caused by a parasite, an amoeba that thrives in hot, stagnant fresh water. >> i've never even heard of it until kali got it and then to be told there's no cure for this amoeba is just heart-wrenching. >> reporter: there's only been 50 cases of this disease reported in the last 10 years in the united states. but kali is the second believed to be from this one lake. three years ago, this 7-year-old boy died after swimming here. the owners have shut it down for the summer and maybe forever. >> it's hard for us to even think about the possibility of a child getting sick out here. >> reporter: scientists say only two americans have ever survived exposure to this amoeba. her mom is praying kali will be the third. >> that's what we're hoping for. kali to be number three. >> reporter: her mother is also hoping to raise awareness. there's only one way to get t
FOX News
Jul 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
contracting a rare form of pair sittic meningitis. kali hardig is hospitalized in the state of arkansas. reports say she likely contracted illness after swimming at willow springs water park in little rock. the amoeba that causes her kind of meningitis can be found in warm water. it can often be deadly her mother says she indeed is a fighter. >> kali's number three stands for the third person that would survive this amoeba disease. we're just going to take baby steps, other than that that kali they say is doing remarkable. she is a little miracle. bill: the water park so far has been closed. we'll keep her updated on the condition and we wish her the best. it is summer. water parks are out there are crowded and they're busy. jamie: ask the doctors on sunday's house call about this one. parents want to prohe can their kids this is so serious, this little girl. we'll get back to you on that i'm. >>> new details this morning on recent rash of vandalism from our nation's capitol you may ask who does this? investigators are questioning a 58-year-old woman in connection with green paint splat
KRON
Jul 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
for her life. kali hardig went swimming in this lake at a water park in little rock, arkansas and came down with parasitic meningitis.a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba. this infection has struck only 31 other people in the past ten years. and the centers for disease control says all were fatal. >>"the child has a grave prognosis, i'm afraid." >> pam: the amoeba, a parasite called naegleria, loves warm water, like lakes, rivers, >>"the amoeba then finds itself way back in our noses and then can work its way into our central nervous system, around our brains, and once it's there it just causes destruction." >> reporter:kali's mother took her daughter to the hospital when she noticed alarming symptoms.exhaustion and high fever. >> is hard for us to even think about a child getting sick. >> reporter:doctors at arkansas children's hospital have put kali in a coma to stabilize her. and the willow springs water park has closed down. >> reporter: asking for prayers. >> jacqueline: but the fall will head back and over nine hours. over night hours. santa rosa, today a high of 72 d
KRON
Jul 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
believe she got the infection, after going swimming at a water park. >> kali hardig went swimming in this lake and a water park in little rock, arkansas and came down with parasitic meningitis. this is a rare infection caused by a brain eating amoeba. this infection had struck only 31 other people in the past 10 years. the centers for disease control says said all zero were fatal. the amoeba, a parasite called naegleriaia, los warm water, like lakes, rivers, and hot springs. the doctors say that a the nmoeba then finds itself way back in our noses and then to work its way into our central nervous system, or around our brains, and once it is there is just cause is the destruction. >> we will be right you're on timeout leo! ♪ ♪ some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. Ñáçwçñ you're o♪ ♪meout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. >> new york city will be coming in at 82 degrees and 76 degrees in chicago. dallas is coming in at 98 degrees. your 7 day aro
CNN
Jul 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
-old. 12-year-old kali hardig accidentally inhaled the water from a lake and now she's in critical condition as a rare but deadly parasite is attacking her brain. senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen is here. how is she doing? >> she's actually doing better. >> good. >> this is a devastating infection. it's extremely rare. in the past ten years there have been 30 people who have gotten this, all of them have died. cnn medical producer john bon field got off the phone with kali's doctor at arkansas children's hospital and said there are reasons for hope. they used an experimental anti-amoeba drug. >> experimental anti-amoeba drug. >> this is an amoeba drug that's eating at her brain. they checked her cerebral spinal fluid for the a me amoeba drug. >> why? because of the drug? >> because of the drug and the mom. that mom knew there was something with the daughter and she got her into the hospital quickly. by the time she got to the hospital she was still talking and walking and that's unusual. most of these folks, people wait too long and then there's nothing they can do. the
KRON
Jul 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
bundles. rethink possible. >>darya: >>anny: welcome back. the timeout is 838. kali hardig went swimming in this week at a water park in little rock, arkansas and came down with president meningitis, a rare infection caused by a brain eating ameba. this effect and had struck only 31 other people in the past 10 years. and the centers for disease control says all were fatal. the amoeba a parasite called naegleria, lodes warm water, like lakes, rivers and hot springs. the doctor say the ameba then find itself way back in our noses and then can work its way into our central nervous system around our brains and once it's there it does cause destruction. kali's mother took her daughter to the hospital when she noticed symptoms exhaustion and high fever. >>mark: another small parasite called cyclospora is causing a rash of intestinal infections. just last week helped officials reported 48 new cases in texas. that number has now grown to 353 cases and 14 other states. health officials aren't sure how people are ingesting the parasite but in the past it has been linked to eating contaminated prod
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